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wood shavings lights

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About this project

Hundreds of perfectly cut wood shavings, cut by hand with a traditional woodworking plane (the only way it works) compressed formed steamed and manipulated into circular ceiling lights.
This product is the result of 36 months of testing and experimentation. All the processes were devised by myself. Lots of late night thinking and head scratching, and lots and lots of woodshavings.
Project currently in development to produce more structurally useful products with this new material.


£400 — £1000


lighting, lampshades


Design, Furniture, Technology, Traditional, Wood


Wood, Organic Material, Mixed Media
Photographer: tom philipson
wood shavings light
Photographer: tom philipson
wood shavings light
Photographer: tom philipson
patterns of light being cast out through the wood shavings.
Photographer: tom philipson
Circular form of wood shavings
Photographer: tom philipson
this image shows the circular lights before the tops and bottoms are added. once this is done the structure becomes suprisingly rigid. (you can stand on them) (ive tried it)

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